of Hensley, AR
February 10, 1939 - November 25, 2021
James Lawton Summerhill, Sr, 82, of Hensley, Arkansas, died on November 25, 2021. James was born in Ft. Riley, Kansas to Margaret Lee (Waltman) Summerhill and Horace Ruben Summerhill on February 10, 1939. James lived in Leslie, Arkansas all of his childhood and graduated from Leslie High School. He joined the Airforce on August 8, 1957, as a mechanic, and served for five years, when he was honorably discharged in 1962. James retired as a Letter Carrier and he received his 50 year pin last month. James was a Mason Master in the Iron Springs Lodge 342 as well as a Shriner. James enjoyed square dancing, deer hunting, spending time with his grandchildren, traveling, bee-keeping, Leslie homecoming and giving the nurses a hard time. James is survived by his former wife (Linda) and their three sons', Paul (Vanessa) Summerhill of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; James (Raquel) Summerhill of Little Rock, Arkansas; and Daniel (Kristy) Summerhill of Hensley, Arkansas, seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and his baby sister Elizabeth Jackson of Pennsylvania. James is preceded in death by his wife (Shirley), Margaret Summerhill (mother), Horace Summerhill (father), five siblings (Othelene Russell, Floyd Summerhill, Phyllis McEwen, Linda Badger, and Mildred Higgins) and a host of friends and relatives who shaped his life. Graveside funeral services will be held at Leslie Cemetery on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. There will a private viewing at 11:00 a.m. for family at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Clinton, Arkansas. To express condolences online please visit www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/clinton
I'm sorry to hear about Jim. We have been friends all of my life. I didn't know he had died until just now
In my prayers always. Love and hugs for all. Nancy
Praying for your family during this sad time. Remember the precious memories that surround your loved one.
My cantankerous uncle. Always with a story. Some of my best memories from the 80s were when he would come by for a visit
Kristy and Danny,Praying that God provides comfort and peace for you both.
Condolences to the family of James Summerhill. I had the pleasure to know Jim and work with him at the post office for years. And also be a Shriner with him. He will be missed he was a wonderful man 🙏🙏🙏
Remembering you in my prayers
We will miss him.I pray God would give comfort and peaceful heart to his family.
It was good to know you brother i n law. R.I.P.
Our thoughts and prayers are with this family.
So sorry for your loss - - We are praying for you all.
Love and prayers for you all! God bless!
Love you Uncle Jim, rest in peace.Jenni, fondly remembered as meathead
From all of our family we are praying for you.
Love you Dad you will be missed